|Birth: ||Jan. 18, 1825|
|Death: ||Jun. 10, 1917|
"Mrs. James Coleman, who would have been 92 years old in August, died at her home beyond Davis Store on the Ottenheim pike Sunday and was buried in the burying ground at Ephesus church Monday afternoon. Her husband died many years ago, but several children are left to mourn the loss of a good mother."
Published in The Interior Journal, Stanford, KY; Tues., June 12, 1917, page 1. Taken from the Kentuckiana Digital Library and provided courtesy of Joyce Tinsley.
Following are two more short obits received from Joyce Tinsley. The name "James" in the first obit appears to be a typo. Her name was Jane.
THE INTERIOR JOURNAL,STANFORD, KY.
Tuesday, June 19, 1917
The aged Mrs. Coleman, widow of Skelton Coleman, who was an old Mexican soldier, died at her home near Chappell's Gap and was buried last week. She was 91 years old and had been a consistent Baptist for nearly three-quarters of a century. Eld. J. G. Livingston, who preached her funeral, says she was a fine old lady and a good Christian woman. She is survived by two children.
Friday, June 22, 1917
Mrs. Jane Coleman, widow of Skelton Coleman, one of the oldest women in this section, died Sunday and her remains were laid to rest Monday in the Ephesus burying grounds after services by Rev. J. G. Livingston, her life long friend. She had made her home for over a half century at the same place and she was known far and wide as she had a host of friends.
E. S. Siler and wife and children, of Winchester, attended the burial of their grandmother, Mrs. Jane Coleman.
Skelton Coleman (1820 - 1907)*
Ephesus Baptist Church Cemetery
Created by: Rich Kreiss
Record added: Feb 24, 2009
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